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Love TSA Pre-Approved Traveler

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While going through security to fly out of Chicago O’Hare International Airport last week, I found myself thinking about how much I love the U.S. Transportation Security Adminsitration (TSA) Pre-Approved Traveler program. Read more

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Top Gluten & Dairy Free Snacks

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After being asked about my favorite gluten and allergy free snacks at conferences, I thought I would share my top picks with you! Hope you enjoy them too! First, since I’m 100% gluten and casein free, I like having different types of fresh fruits and vegetables with me. Read more

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Nut Free Chicago and New York City

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Anaphylaxis is a life threatening allergy which is extremely difficult to deal with. The daughter of one of my team members is anaphylactic to peanuts so we know first hand the lengths that you need to go through to be safe. I’m even anaphylactic to pencillin and found out the hard way. Read more

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Mom’s Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

My Mom has always been the baker in the family and loved experimenting with new recipes and ingredients. So, when I was diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to dairy / casein, she  naturally started trying to modify our family recipes with safe products for me to enjoy. Read more

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Peanut & Tree Nut Free Bakeries in IL, MN & NY

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ChocolateSince my previous post is about baking delicious gluten and dairy free holiday cookies, I needed to make sure that those of you with nut allergies had tasty dessert options as well. The daughter of one of my business colleagues is anaphylactic to peanuts which means that she has anaphylaxis – a life-threatening type of allergic reaction triggered when she eats peanuts. Read more

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Gluten Free Lunch at Mena House & Pyramids in Cairo

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Gluten Free Lunch at Pyramids

When I was traveling in Cairo, I had the opportunity to stay at the Mena House Oberoi which is a beautiful hotel located 700 meters from the pyramids in Giza. We watched the sunrise and had coffee on our outdoor balcony in the morning gazing at these wonders of the ancient world. Read more

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